Make the most out of the season with these festive ideas.
If you want to veer from your classic cheese board or chèvre log, consider leaning on TikTok to give you some inspo. Sure, the app is known for quirky recipes like the viral Chikle, but don’t let that scare you away. Plenty of fun and creative seasonal hacks will lighten up your traditional spread. From feta crostinis to gingerbread houses layered with brie, these cheesy trends will make your loved ones say, “Holy cow!” Here are some of the most mesmerizing and exciting ideas we’ve spotted just in time for the holidays.
This cheese-stuffed pull-apart bread mimics a glowing Christmas tree, except there are no lights or ornaments, only glistening butter and herbs. Mix Parmesan, mozzarella, and white cheddar and fuse it into store-bought pizza dough for a warm and savory appetizer. Pro tip: Serve it with marinara or pesto to have the perfect vessel to dip these bites in.
Curb your guests’ hunger while they wait for the juicy ham to finish roasting with these cheesy crostinis. Spread whipped feta, cream cheese, hot honey, toasted pecans, and rosemary for a sweet and savory bite.
Pair tangy cranberry sauce with mild brie and bake it into crescent dough for a festive appetizer. The fun part comes from decorating the wreath with seasonal fixings like fresh rosemary and fresh fruit.
Upgrade your gingerbread house into a cheesy chalet. Use a brie spread as the glue to stick on delicious add-ons like crackers, almonds, aged gouda, and gruyère. This project is fully customizable, allowing you to add your favorite bites.
If you’re hosting a New Year’s Eve dinner party, consider amping up your decor with personalized cheese-themed place settings. That way, your guests can savor delicious bites of fromage while basking in your creativity.
This festive holiday app is fit for all ages. This recipe uses a base of cream cheese, but feel free to use any spreadable variety, like Boursin or goat cheese. Make it the epicenter of your board to bring some seasonal cheer to your spread.
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